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Shell trumpet (dung-dkar)

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Provenance

October 16, 2010, sold by Ms. Marshall, England, to Tony Bingham, London; 2011, sold by Bingham to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 25, 2012)

Credit Line

Frederick Brown Fund

1850–1900

Object Place

Probably Tibet

Dimensions

23 cm (9 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

2012.164

Medium or Technique

Conch shell (Turbinella pyrum), silver, turquoise, cornelian

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Aerophones